Police and government use online ‘influence’ tactics to tackle crime and shape behaviour in the UK
New research has found that advertising and influencing techniques often used by marketers and advertisers to encourage audiences to buy products are being used by law enforcement and government agencies in the UK for crime prevention.
Asia experts urge better post-Covid labour deal
Politicians in South Asia should act swiftly to better protect labour rights during the Covid-19 pandemic, Edinburgh research suggests.
New self-care curriculum will enhance wellbeing and learning for social work students
Lecturers at the University of Edinburgh’s School of Social and Political Science are co-creating a self-care curriculum for social work education, to help combat stress and burnout.
News from Edinburgh’s Medicine Anthropology Journal
The team at the Medicine Anthropology Theory (MAT) journal, based at the University of Edinburgh’s School of Social and Political Science (SPS), share their latest updates, including new issues, details of the MAT editorial team and becoming indexed in the Directory of Open Access Journals.
Social Anthropology Seminar: To See a Moose: The History of Polish Sex Education (Berghahn Books, 2021)
Book talk: To See a Moose: The History of Polish Sex Education (Berghahn Books, 2021)
ERC funding: The application process
A workshop on European Research Council (ERC) applications, open to all University of Edinburgh staff.
CAS Seminar - African Astronomy, Astronomy in Africa
CAS Seminar Series - African Astronomy, Astronomy in Africa
Social Anthropology Seminar: Science-in-Vivo: Experiments with Microbes for the Philippines' 'Bananapocalypse'
Fusarium Wilt Tropical Race Four is a deadly soil-borne fungal disease that has stumped the global banana industry. While pesticides are systematically employed to control the spread of disease on plantations, the failures to develop a chemical control for Fusarium Wilt has exposed the paradigm limits of conventional agricultural science.